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    Writer to Writer

    By Ciaran Carty

    Paperback £10.86

    This is a genre-crossing collection of interviews and essays that recounts in intimate detail encounters with many of the world's foremost writers.

    Women in Britain

    By Janet H. Howarth

    Paperback £14.86

    This anthology of original sources is accompanied by state-of-the-art historiography, and includes an introductory survey providing an accessible overview and analysis of key questions, including the relationship between 'first', 'second' and 'third' wave feminism in Britain.

    Can We All Be Feminists?

    By June Eric-Udorie

    Paperback £10.85

    "The intersectional feminist anthology we all need to read" Bustle, edited by a remarkable and inspiring twenty-year-old activist who the BBC named one of 100 "inspirational and influential women" of 2016.

    Television Comedy and Femininity

    By Rosie White

    Hardback £63.66

    Until recently - with the likes of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler achieving dazzling success with 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation - popular entertainment has rarely featured women comedians in leading roles. Can comedy on television harbour elements of gender transgression or subversion? And if a man is permitted...

    The Latino Question: Politics, Labouring Classes and the Next Left

    By Alfredo Carlos

    Paperback £17.65

    How Latino communities are transforming the politics of race, migration and labour in the US.

    Forward!

    By Yorick Blumenfeld

    Paperback £9.99

    Yorick Blumenfeld has been writing his whole life. He has travelled and reported from more than ninety countries as a foreign correspondent. Over the past few decades he has been examining the future, both as the General Editor of the series Prospects for Tomorrow (Thames & Hudson)

    Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

    By Philip N. Jefferson

    Paperback £7.25

    This Very Short Introduction considers who the poor are, where they live, what their lives are like, and what obstacles or barriers they face. Looking at the complex issues that cause the prevalence, depth, and severity of poverty to vary across countries and over time, it considers possible future solutions.

    new dynamics of ageing volume 2

    Paperback £23.70

    A comprehensive multi-disciplinary overview of the very latest research on ageing, concentrating on four major themes: autonomy and independence in later life, biology and ageing, food and nutrition and representation of old age.

    Girls Like This, Boys Like That

    By Victoria Cann

    Hardback £60.06

    Brand new research uniting gender and taste studies to explore the pop cultural preferences of young people.

    The Taliban Reader: War, Islam and Politics

    Paperback £21.21

    A comprehensive sourcebook for scholars and students of Islamist political movements

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